John Mix Stanley - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  John Mix Stanley

Place: New York City

Born: 1814

Death: 1872

Nationality: United States


John Mix Stanley (January 17, 1814 – April 10, 1872) was an artist-explorer, an American painter of landscapes, and Native American portraits and tribal life. Born in the Finger Lakes region of New York, he started painting signs and portraits as a young man, but in 1842 traveled to the American West to paint Native American life. In 1846 he exhibi...